Mentors

Click HERE for the High School SPARK Mentors application form.

Click HERE for the general SPARK Mentors application form.

MENTORS MAKE THE MAKERSPACE!

We’re interactive. We’re community-driven.

How Does a Mentor Strengthen the Community?
The goal of the library is to provide a space to bring the people its serves together through learning, be it through books and resources, programming, or one another. Mentors, in wanting to share their talents and knowledge, enable other community members to grow as learners and as people.

Who Can be a Mentor?
To maximize The SPARK potential, we’re looking for local mentors who are students, specialists, or hobbyists who want to share their expertise or love of a hobby with students and/or adults through interactive programming.

What Will Mentors Do?
Mentors will be responsible for planning and executing hands-on programs based on their specialty. They’ll guide participants through the activities, answer questions, and provide a positive learning experience.

 Our areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • website programming
  • computer skills
  • graphic design
  • comic strip/graphic novel creation
  • HTML
  • Illustrator/Photoshop
  • writing/publishing
  • metal fabrication/casting
  • welding
  • moldmaking
  • jewelry/metalsmithing
  • flame/lampworking
  • knitting/crocheting
  • sewing
  • screenprinting
  • electronics/electrical
  • 3D printing
  • robotics
  • woodworking
  • carving/whittling
  • muralist
  • drawing
  • bicycle mechanics
  • gardening
  • sculpting
  • photography
  • videography
  • pottery/clay work

If you have any questions about becoming a mentor, please contact the library at 608-868-7462.

 

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